I spent the night on a sliver of rock high up on the east face of Long's Peak, climbing with Tom Frost, and slept at the icy feet of the Dru, listening to the lightning crack above me and the thunder roll down. I only did it to write about it. I would never go up on the Grotto Wall for fun.

James Salter

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Author Profession: Novelist
Nationality: American
Born: June 10, 1925
Died: June 19, 2015

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